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America's Pastor

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by Grant Wacker - $33.95 - Add to Cart

During a career spanning sixty years, the Reverend Billy Graham’s resonant voice and chiseled profile entered the living rooms of millions of Americans with a message that called for pers...

Chaucer's Tale

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by Paul Strohm - $33.00 - Add to Cart

A lively microbiography of Chaucer that tells the story of the tumultuous year that led to the creation of The Canterbury Tales In 1386, Geoffrey Chaucer endured his worst year, but...

LIFE The Day Kennedy Died

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by LIFE - $29.00 - Add to Cart

Fifty years ago on November 22, 1963, in Dallas's Dealey Plaza, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated while traveling in a motorcade with his ...

Franco

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by Stanley G. Payne - $41.95 - Add to Cart

General Francisco Franco ruled Spain for nearly forty years, as one of the most powerful and controversial leaders in that nation’s long history. He has been the subject of many biographi...

Fully Alive

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by Timothy P Shriver - $31.50 - Add to Cart

On a quest for what matters most, Timothy Shriver discovers a radically different, inspiring way of life. At a time when we are all more rudderless than ever, we look for the very best t...

Havel

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by Michael Zantovsky - $36.50 - Add to Cart

Václav Havel was one of the most prominent figures of the twentieth century: iconoclast and intellectual, renowned playwright turned political dissident, president of a united then divid...

I Stand Corrected

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by Eden Collinsworth - $32.00 - Add to Cart

A fascinating fusion of memoir, manners, and cultural history from a successful businesswoman well versed in the unique challenges of working in contemporary China.During the course of a ...

My Mistake

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by Daniel Menaker - $18.95 - Add to Cart

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice   "At the epicenter of literary New York, Menaker is an irreverent guide to the publishing world's inner workings . . . His own journey, compe...

Philip Larkin

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by James Booth - $40.00 - Add to Cart

Philip Larkin (1922-1985) is one of the most beloved poets in English. Yet after his death a largely negative image of the man himself took hold; he has been portrayed as a racist, a miso...

Rainbow in the Cloud

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by Maya Angelou - $24.00 - Add to Cart

"Words mean more than what is set down on paper," Maya Angelou wrote in her groundbreaking memoir I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Indeed, Angelou's words have traveled the world and tran...

Repairing Rainbows

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by Lynda Fishman - $18.00 - Add to Cart

At thirteen years old, Lynda’s life comes to a disastrous halt when her mother and two younger sisters are killed in a plane crash. Her father, overcome by despair, simply continues to ex...

The Republic of Imagination

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by Azar Nafisi - $33.00 - Add to Cart

A passionate hymn to the power of fiction to change people's lives, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran Ten years ago, Azar Nafisi electrified re...

So Anyway

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by John Cleese - $32.95 - Add to Cart

John Cleese's huge comedic influence has stretched across generations; his sharp irreverent eye and the unique brand of physical comedy he perfected with Monty Python, on Fawlty Towers, a...

Stalin

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by Stephen Kotkin - $46.00 - Add to Cart

A magnificent new biography that revolutionizes our understanding of Stalin and his world It has the quality of myth: a poor cobbler's son, a seminarian from an oppressed outer province o...

Worthy Fights

- Hardcover

by Leon Panetta - $42.00 - Add to Cart

The inspiring and revelatory autobiography of the defense secretary and CIA director who led the intelligence war that killed Bin Laden, among many important roles in a legendary career I...

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